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St. Louis, Missouri

707 N 1st St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2552

Arch Reservations
Call: (314) 982-1410

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Tallest Man- made Monument

The Gateway Arch is a monument to all those with a vision:

Thomas Jefferson,the American Pioneers, and Eero Saarinen (designer of Arch).

The Gateway Arch is the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere.

At 630 feet, the Arch is 75 feet taller than the Washington Monument and over twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty.  The Arch surpasses Egypt's Great Pyramid (450') in height.

Shape Classic weighted catenary curve
Height 630 feet (approximately 63 stories)
Weight 43,000 tons
Sway Usually no perceptible motion;
1/2" - 1" in 20 mph wind

Top of Tram

Ride to the top of the Arch on the Arch Tram

On a clear day, a thirty-mile panoramic view from 630 feet in the air awaits you.

Each capsule holds five passengers and takes four minutes to reach the top.



Beneath the Arch is the

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Did you know?  That William Clark, between 1816 and 1818,  had a large two story house constructed ( one of the finest houses in St. Louis) on the grounds of the Gateway Arch near the spot where a grassy area called the "north triangle" is located.  Millions of visitors pass this area each year as they walk from the Parking Garage to the Arch.